Senior Research Executive

CFE Research
Leicester, Leicestershire
£21kto £29k (depending on skills and experience) + Benefits + Bonus
08 Nov 2018
30 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Research Executive

£21kto £29k (depending on skills and experience) + Benefits + Bonus


Work for a company as ambitious as you are

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious social research company as a Senior Research Executive.

The purpose of the role is to support the delivery of a range of research and evaluation projects across our core policy areas of Education, Wellbeing and the Economy. As a member of a small team led by a dedicated research manager, you will be responsible for sample management and recruiting research participants, helping with the design of research instruments, undertaking fieldwork and data analysis, and contributing to research reports. Much of our work involves mixed methodologies and so we are seeking someone with an understanding of both quantitative and qualitative research and analysis techniques. Knowledge of or an interest in our core policy areas would also be desirable.


The successful candidate will already have proven applied research skills, will be a good communicator, IT literate, analytical and writing skills. We want someone who has a creative, problem-solving outlook and a passion to deliver value for our customers.

CFE Research is a highly regarded and independent, not-for-profit social research company. Founded in 1997, we provide research and evaluation services to both the public and private sectors. Our customers include government departments and agencies, research councils, colleges, education providers, charities. You will be joining a research team with ambition and a commitment to high professional standards.

We have a lovely office environment, a great team, good support for staff development, 25 days paid leave per year (over and above Bank holidays) plus generous benefits and pension arrangements.

Think you fit the bill? Please check the job description and person specification for more information about our requirements check the CFE website SRE-Job-Description-010916.pdf   To apply:  please email your CV detailing your skills and past experience and a covering letter stating why you are suitable for the post to by 5pm, Wednesday, 21 September 2016.  You must already be eligible to work in the UK. No agencies or publications please.

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